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Because it was made that way. It's too long to be a running race, and too expensive to turn into a car race.

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Is Tour de France a person or a bike race?

The Tour de France is the most famous bike race in the world.

What sporting event is ''tour de france''?

Bike Race

What famous bicycle race is every summer all over France?

The Tour de France, possibly the world's premier bike race.

What is a famous bike race?

Tour de France, Giro di Italia, Vuelta de Espana.

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Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France in 1903.

What major events happened in 1903?

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What does tdf mean?

Tour De France, a multi-stage bike race in France spanning over several days.

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Tour de France, with a total distance of up to 3.500 kilometers/2.200 miles.

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What type of bicycle did eddy merckx ride in the 1969 tour de France?

A race road bike

What is the tour de france bike called?

It's a drop bar road bike for most of the race, and a time-trial road bike for the individual pursuit stage.

What events go on in France?

Tour de France. a big, anual bike race. all it is, is professional bike racers that ride around France every year.

How many teams are in the le tour de france running race?

The most well known Tour de France is a bicycle race, not a running race.

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Overall Longest: Tour Divide, mountain bike race. Road: Le Tour de France

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Are there any independant riders in the 2008 tour de france?

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Why is the Tour France named?

The Tour de France, the cycling race, just means tour of France, tour meaning race in this instance. So called because it goes around France.

What is the main race in France?

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What has the author H E Thomson written?

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Tour de France winners from first race?

See attached link from the official Tour de France website.

Tour de France is what type of raceAnswer with one word ONLY?

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What is the Tour de France associated with?

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